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2020 Annual Meeting: REFOCUS | RESTART

Open to all NCPC members, the Annual Meeting focuses on networking and professional development.

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2020 Annual Meeting: REFOCUS | RESTART

June 15, 2020 3:00 PM to June 16, 2020 6:00 PM
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$10.00 Single attendee - $10 ticket

$25.00 Single attendee - $25 ticket

$50.00 Single attendee - $50 ticket

$75.00 Single attendee - $75 ticket

$100.00 Single attendee - $100 ticket

Registration Deadline: June 08, 2020
11:59 PM

Registration fees are pay-what-you-can per individual.
Please select the most appropriate price level for you at this time.

All registrants will receive links for joining the event during the week prior.

For questions about accessibility or to request special accommodations please contact Susan Heiserman by phone at (919) 342-4018 or by email here.

EVENT SCHEDULE (subject to change)


3:00pm High Tea with NCPC
Log on and settle in with your favorite cup of tea or afternoon beverage
3:10pm Welcome / Setting the Stage
3:30pm Moving Forward Together
a conversation between Aldo Scrofani, COO, The Apollo Theater & Shana Tucker, ChamberSoul Media, LLC
4:10pm Exploring the Future of Audience Engagement
interactive with breakout discussions
5:00pm NC Artist Spotlight
curated by the NC Arts Council
5:20pm Getting Down to Business
updates from the presenting field
5:30pm Virtual Happy Hour with NCPC Trivia


9:00am Brewing Up Business: a roundtable for agents, managers, and artists
discussion of best practices in working with presenters
Moderated by Kris Kaminski, ECE Touring; Mister Mojo, Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies; David Briggs, High Point Theatre; Laura Kratt, Appalachian Theatre of the High Country
9:45am Morning Mindfulness
10:00am Coffee Klatch
gather for coffee and conversation
10:15am Welcome / Morning Remarks
10:30am NC Artist Spotlight
curated by the NC Arts Council
11:00am How COVID-19 Is Impacting Intentions to Attend Performing Arts Entities - And What Will Make Patrons Feel Comfortable Visiting Again
Colleen Dilenschneider, publisher of Know Your Own Bone and Chief Market Engagement Officer at IMPACTS Research & Development
12:15pm The State of the State and Region
Nate McGaha, Arts North Carolina; Tamara Brothers and Vicki Vitiello, North Carolina Arts Council
12:45pm Working Lunch: Revisiting the Future of Audience Engagement
1:15pm Celebrating Creative Engagement Strategies
1:40pm Branding Continuity & Marketing Best Practices
Aaron Bare, Etix
2:00pm 1-to-1 Meetings
pre-scheduled meetings between presenters and agents/managers/artists
3:00pm Key Takeaways and Action Steps
4:45pm Annual Business Meeting, Closing Remarks, and Virtual Happy Hour
6:00pm Adjourn



NCPC's meetings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council. 

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